Lifestyle

3 January 2024

As we dive into the new year, the event calendar is brimming with enthusiasm to align with the fresh start. As a result, we've put together a concise guide for those eager to discover what's happening – from concerts to exhibitions – in the first month of 2024. Much like the previous year, there are plenty of events catering to all ages and preferences. Here's the January event calendar.

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Concerts

Haluk Levent

Haluk Levent, the iconic figure of Turkish Rock music, will grace the stage in the early days of the new year. Catch Haluk Levent as he performs his most cherished songs at the Jolly Joker Kıyı Istanbul at 21:00. Tickets are available on Biletix

Date: January 5, 2024

Time: 21:00

Location: Jolly Joker Kıyı Istanbul

Tickets: Biletix

Emir Ersoy “Cuban Classics”

Emir Ersoy presents "Cuban Classics," infusing Latin American melodies seamlessly with jazz. The band promises a musical feast at Zorlu PSM, eagerly awaiting all their fans.

Date: January 10, 2024

Time: 21:00

Location: Zorlu PSM

Tickets: Passo

%100 Acoustic: Feridun Düzağaç

Feridun Düzağaç, the maestro known for weaving tales of love and solitude, will captivate fans at IF Performance Hall. Don't miss this unique performance where he'll showcase his most beloved songs from the past to the present – secure your tickets now.

Date: January 12, 2024

Time: 21:00

Location: IF Performance Hall

Tickets: Biletix

Büyük Ev Ablukada Acoustic

Büyük Ev Ablukada, among the trendiest bands of late, will create an unforgettable night for their audience with an acoustic performance.

Date: January 13, 2024

Time: 20:30

Location: Zorlu PSM

Tickets: Passo

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Theatres

Unveiling the Solitary Woman (Karşınızda Yalnız Kadın)

A compelling play that exposes the role of a solitary woman in the patriarchal system and her untapped potential is set to captivate the audience at Gönül Ülkü and Gazanfer Özcan Stage.

Date: January 5, 2024

Time: 20:30

Location: KKM Gönül Ülkü and Gazanfer Özcan Stage

Tickets: Biletix

Have You Explored the Milky Way? (Samanyolu’nu Bilir Misiniz?)

Talented actors Cem Davran and Hakan Gerçek take the stage in a play narrating the story of a man who has lost his identity and a doctor whose paths intertwine. Witness this timeless tale of two free spirits at KKM Gönül Ülkü and Gazanfer Özcan Stage.

Date: January 6, 2024

Time: 20:30

Location: KKM Gönül Ülkü and Gazanfer Özcan Stage

Tickets: Biletix

Sand Lilies (Kum Zambakları)

The play "Sand Lilies," exploring the relationship between men and women with a touch of poetry and irony, unfolds the evolving dynamics of this connection from the past to the present. This poetically enchanting performance promises an unforgettable journey and is staged at Zorlu PSM.

Date: January 9, 2024

Time: 19:00

Location: Zorlu PSM

Tickets: Passo

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Stand-Up Shows

İbrahim Selim ile Bu Gece

Ibrahim Selim, undeniably one of the most sought-after stand-up comedians in recent years, continues to play host to a stellar lineup of guests. The entertainer's show, featuring delightful moments with special guests, takes center stage at Maximum UNIQ Box.

Date: January 4, 2024

Time: 21:00

Location: Maximum UNIQ Box

Tickets: Passo

Çok Güzel Hareketler-2

Curated by Yılmaz Erdoğan, the renowned figure behind Çok Güzel Hareketler, the legend continues into 2024. Join us for a special night showcasing emerging talents.

Date: January 6, 2024

Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Beşiktaş Cultural Center (BKM)

Tickets: Passo

Özge Özel Stand Up

Özge Özel takes the stage at Touché with his one-man stand-up show, flipping traditional concepts and providing the audience with an enjoyable time.

Date: January 11, 2024

Time: 9:30 PM

Location: Zorlu PSM

Tickets: Passo

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Workshops

BBQ Party Workshop

A special workshop for those passionate about kebabs and grilled dishes, offering both education and deliciousness!

Date: January 5, 2024

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Chef's Table Culinary Academy

Tickets: Passo

Sushi Workshop

An unmissable workshop for those eager to learn the art of making sushi, arguably the most popular dish from the Far East.

Date: January 14, 2024

Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Chef's Table Culinary Academy

Tickets: Passo

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Exhibitions

Akbank Sanat - Group Exhibition, "A Place of Insight: Akbank Sanat and 30 Years" (Bir İçgörü Mekânı: Akbank Sanat ve 30 Yıl)

This special 30th-anniversary exhibition, featuring 31 different exhibitions hosted at Akbank Sanat, will also be a unique event narrating the stories behind the works. A must-see exhibition for those interested in witnessing 30 years of visual art development in Türkiye.

Date: December 6, 2023 - January 20, 2024

Location: Akbank Sanat

Tickets: Passo

Brieflyart Gallery - Ahmet Yeşil, "Traces" (İzler)

Ahmet Yeşil's solo exhibition "Traces" will bring art enthusiasts together with the artist's works, displayed in various public and private collections such as the Ankara State Painting and Sculpture Museum Collection, the Presidency of the Republic of Türkiye Collection, and the Royal Collection of England.

Date: December 14, 2023 - January 14, 2024

Location: Brieflyart Gallery

Dirimart - Bedri Rahmi Eyüboğlu, "Eternal Echo" (Sonsuz Yankı)

The exhibition, showcasing Bedri Rahmi Eyüboğlu's works from his early artistic years to the present day, will include pieces ranging from traditional motifs to abstract and experimental works.

Date: December 27, 2023 - January 21, 2024

Location: Dirimart Dolapdere

Emine Madenci Dülek, Derya Okçu, and Candan Kadakal, "Women and Nature" (Kadın ve Doğa)

The exhibition, featuring the works of Emine Madenci Dülek, Derya Okçu, and Candan Kadakal, will present the most original pieces from these three artists. Dülek's oil paintings, Okçu's sculptures, and Candan Kadakal's alcohol ink-based works will be displayed under the title "Women and Nature."

Tarih: 25 Kasım 2023 – 1 Şubat 2024

Yer: Piu Art Cafe

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